Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Chess for Teens and Adults

Did you know:The first world chess championship took place in 1886.The world chess federation was founded in Paris in July 1924.The first programed chess games appeared on the market in the 1970s and now thousands of people enjoy playing chess against their computer.But now you have a chance to come to Bellevue Neighborhood Library to play a game

Celebration, Celebration!

Grand Opening Party for the New Library

Grand Opening CelebrationSaturday, June 23, 2012 Scheduled activities: 10 a.m. –  Story Time with Sheila Stewart from Radio One (ages 2-6)10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Face Painting11 a.m. –  Step Afrika! Reads/Mini Dance Workshop (all ages)

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Opens

Mayor Vincent Gray, Councilman Marion Barry and Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper opened the doors to William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library on June 13.

Teens, New Volunteer Jazz up April

Washington Highlands has a new teen volunteer all the way from Phelps Vocational School.Keino Lanier, who is in his last year at Phelps, is taking up Technology. He is great with our young teens.Thursday night was "Jazz Night," where the teens came out to decorate cardboard musical instruments to their liking -- and did they do it up!

New Library Opening June 13

Join Mayor Gray and City Officials for a Ribbon Cutting at 12:30 p.m.

Your new library opens June 13! Join Mayor Gray and city officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.The Interim Library closed permanently Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. During the move, library customers can return books to any DC Public Library and pick up holds at Parklands-Turner Library, 1547 Alabama Ave. SE.

High Noon Book Club

"The Glass Castle"

The Washington Highlands Interim Library's High Noon Book Club will meet April 9, 2012 at 12 p.m.  We will discuss The Glass Castle, a Memoir by Jeannette Walls. This is a exce

Celebrating Women's History Month with Movies and Documentaries

Screenings every Thursday in March at 6 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Bingo

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Washington Highlands Interim Library. Play a game of Bingo -- it's a board filled with fun and prizes.March 17, from 4 to 5 p.m.For all ages.

Read-In Events

DC Read-In, March 10, 2012, Washington Highlands Interim Library AdultsLiterary Scavenger Hunt10 a.m. -- 2 p.m.TeensBook Display Including: Mysteries. Love Stories, Science Fiction and Graphic NovelsAll DayChildrenPoetry Slam Reading, Children will take turns reading, writing, and reciting poetry aloud from poetry books2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Ages 5-12 yearsRefreshments Provided